Advocacy for the establishment and governance of a fully-fledged Human Rights Commission

Advocacy for the establishment and governance of a fully-fledged Human Rights Commission

Objectives: The project raised awareness, mobilized support and lobbied the Government of Lesotho to establish the Human Rights Commission which would be an independent, autonomous and Paris Principles compliant body.

Results:

  • Establishment of a fully functional Human Rights Commission in Lesotho
  • Reporting of Human Rights Violations to an independent body.
Sector
Human rights
Domain
NEW Democracy and Human Rights
Benefitting zone
Lesotho
Nature
Action Grants

KEY FACTS

  • Total cost (€)

    315 802.00

    EU contracted amount - €

    300 000.00

    Duration

    February 2016 - January 2018

    Implementing organisation

    TRANSFORMATION RESOURCE CENTRE ASSOCIATION

    Funding instrument

    European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR)